I am a single mother of two beautiful children. When my daughter was 7 years old and my son was a year old, I left my best friend of 11 years, who had become my husband, because of his addiction to crack cocaine. Some days he left us with no money for groceries and he put our lives in danger most of the time. His addiction eventually rendered us homeless.
When I left him, I really had no place to go. I was depressed and wanted to give up on life. Reverend Donna Humphries opened up the doors to Heavengates Ministries, and her home, to me and my children. I gave my life to the Lord in 1993, but not until I moved into HeavenGates did I learn the true meaning of living a saved life.
I am working and live in a beautiful community. I graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College with an Associate of Science Degree and received my certificate as a Surgical Technologist. Having passed my Certification Exam, I am now a Certified Surgical Technologist. The scripture that I now live by is Phillippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” I praise God for HeavenGates Ministries.
Provide a sanctuary for female offenders and indigent women seeking to be reconciled with their families and society, through the use of faith-based Biblical principles.
At a time in my life when I could not see an end to my woes, and it seemed that the gates of Hell had prevailed against me, HeavenGates was a refuge for me and my two daughters. It was a spiritual hav… Read more